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Irrespective of how assimilated a Jew may be, he is nevertheless commonly regarded by Jews and gentiles alike as a Jew until he joins a non-Jewish church, a fact which reflects the original ethnic-religious connotation of the term. Sponsored by the Union for Reform Judaism and the Reform Rabbi Association of St. What's up with that?" (20040229su) Jesus for Judaism Response: "We're familiar with this documentary. The next period of mourning is known as shloshim (thirty, because it lasts until the 30th day after burial).

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